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an intermixture of a contrasting or unexpected quality, especially in a person's character

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a temporary state of mind or feeling

a distinctive way of expressing oneself

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a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart

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a distinctive style or manner

any of the vascular bundles or ribs that form the branching framework of conducting and supporting tissues in a leaf or other plant organ

a layer of ore between layers of rock

one of the horny ribs that stiffen and support the wing of an insect

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make a veinlike pattern

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The lowest part of right posterior cardinal vein (Sacral segment).
DISCUSSION: The thoracic embryonic venous system is composed of anterior cardinal veins which drain the cephalic part of the embryo and posterior cardinal veins which drain the caudal part of embryo.
During early development, veins draining the body wall open initially into the posterior cardinal veins.
In the embryo, initially, the cardinal veins form the main venous drainage.
First the posterior cardinal vein appears, but regresses completely except the distal part which forms the iliac bifurcation.